Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
And not to
A pure heart, create for me, O God, And, a steadfast spirit, renew within me.
Let not my heart incline to a matter of wrong, that I should busy myself with practices in lawlessness, with men working iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.
1 Kings 8:58
but bow our heart unto himself, - to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his regulations, which he commanded our fathers.
And I will give them one heart, and one way, That they may revere me, all the days, - For the good of them and of their children after them;
And I will give them another heart, And a new spirit, will I put within you, - And will take away the heart of stone out of their e flesh, and give them a heart of flesh:
And not to
For the lawless one hath boasted over the longing of his soul, and, the robber, hath blasphemed Yahweh.
Thou thyself, therefore shalt look out, from among all the people - men of ability, reverers of God, men of fidelity, haters of extortion, - and place them over them as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
That they may come unto thee as people do come And may sit before thee as my people, And they will hear thy words, But the, words themselves, they not do, - though fond with their mouths, they seem to be, After their unjust gain, their heart is going.
Alas! for him who extorteth an extortion of wrong for his own house, - that he may set on high his nest, that he may be delivered from the grasp of calamity.
For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,
And he said unto them - Mind and be guarding yourselves from all covetousness; for not, in one's abundance, doth his life spring out of his possessions.
Now the Pharisees, who were, lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were openly sneering at him.
But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among you - even as becometh saints;
Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earth - as regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry, -
1 Timothy 6:9
But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction, -
Without fondness for money, be your way of life, - being content with the present things, - for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:
2 Peter 2:3
And, in greed, with forged words, will they, of you, make merchandise: for whom, the sentence from of old, is not idle, and, their destruction, doth not slumber.
Oh would that my ways might be settled! that I might keep thy statutes.